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Economy | The Asian Age

Rise in government borrowing can weigh on corporate sector: Acharya

Acharya is leaving the central bank on Tuesday, six months before the scheduled end of his term in office, citing personal reasons.

23 Jul 2019 9:15 AM

Govt targets to add 1.3 crore income tax filers this fiscal

Thakur said 46,13,91,168 Permanent Account Numbers (PANs) have been allotted as on July 30, 2019.

23 Jul 2019 8:54 AM

Inter-ministerial group suggests ban on cryptocurrencies in India

The panel also suggested a draft legislation -- Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill.

22 Jul 2019 7:17 PM

India will achieve 8 pc plus growth from FY 2020-2021 onwards: NITI Aayog

The foundation has been laid and transformation has begun with reforms like GST, IBC said Niti Aayog V-C Rajiv Kumar.

22 Jul 2019 7:04 PM

IMF urges Pakistan to mobilise domestic tax revenue

Recently, the IMF cleared a USD 6 billion bailout package to cash-strapped Pakistan to overcome economic difficulties.

22 Jul 2019 5:08 PM

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Investments via P-notes decline to Rs 81,913 crore in June

Out of the total investments made till the end of June, Rs 56,664 cr was invested in the equities segment, Rs 24,428 cr.

22 Jul 2019 3:29 PM

Housing sales down 11 pc in Q1; demand to rise on tax sops: PropTiger

PropTiger.com is part of Singapore-based Elara Technologies Pte Ltd, which also owns Housing.com, Makaan.com and FastFox.com.

22 Jul 2019 2:31 PM

Das says change in stance as good as additional 25-basis-point rate cut: reports

RBI has cut rates by 75 bps since the start of 2019, banks have only eased their key lending rate by 15-20 bps.

22 Jul 2019 2:26 PM

India will achieve 8 pc plus growth from FY 2020-2021 onwards: Rajiv Kumar

Kumar emphasised that a very large number of jobs have been generated in the country in the last five years.

22 Jul 2019 10:09 AM

Examining options to set up data centre in India: TikTok, Helo parent ByteDance

The development assumes significance given that Indian government recently issued notices to Tiktok and Helo.

21 Jul 2019 5:22 PM

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Modi govt 2.0 sets sights on making India USD 5 trillion economy

Government spelt out its key priorities in the budget which was focused for making India a USD 5 trillion economy.

21 Jul 2019 5:10 PM

Grey market sales of high-end phones causing revenue loss of Rs 2,500 cr: ICEA

The industry body has suggested imposing a maximum customs duty of Rs 4,000 on handsets priced above Rs 20,000.

21 Jul 2019 3:37 PM

Shaktikanta Das meets PSB heads, reiterates call for faster transmission

At the June policy announcement, Das had said banks had passed on only 21 bps of the 50 bps rate cuts.

20 Jul 2019 10:54 AM

First time in a month, forex reserves fall by USD 1.11 billion

The country's reserve position with the fund also declined by USD 1.5 million to USD 3.345 billion.

20 Jul 2019 9:46 AM

International Energy Agency praises Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

So far, about 7.4 crore LPG connections have been given. The target is to give 8 crore connections by 2020.

19 Jul 2019 4:19 PM

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7 indirect tax-related laws being amended: FM Sitharaman

The government would also be bringing changes to seven laws related to direct taxes.

18 Jul 2019 3:00 PM

ADB cuts India's GDP growth forecast to 7 pc for FY20; fastest growing major economy tag remains

For the south Asia, ADB said outlook remains robust, with growth projected at 6.6 per cent in 2019 and 6.7 per cent in 2020.

18 Jul 2019 9:51 AM

Govt to prepare national data on unorganised sector

The government has taken several measures towards expansion of the organised sector, said Union Minister Santosh Gangwar.

17 Jul 2019 8:12 PM

Indians received 67-72 pc of total US H1-B visas in last five years: MEA

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said no comprehensive changes have been made to the H-1B visa programme so far.

17 Jul 2019 7:44 PM

Steel can play crucial role in Jal Jeevan Mission, says Pradhan

Announced in the Union Budget, the Jal Jeevan Mission envisages to provide potable water to every rural household by 2024.

17 Jul 2019 5:58 PM

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